Women hold less than 25% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine) jobs in the United States. There is a substantial gap between men and women studying STEM in most parts of the world. Learn more about the gender gap in STEM with our resources.



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Women in IT Summit

Hear new and unique perspectives, discover dynamic opportunities for collaboration, and leave armed with actionable takeaways.


Canada Virtual Panel: Les STEM en 2020 : témoignages, enjeux, pistes de solutions

Aujourd’hui, avec les progrès technologiques et la transformation numérique dans la plupart des secteurs économiques, de nombreux emplois changent et…


STEM: Ask Catalyst Express

Data and credible resources on how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) organizations can attract, promote, recruit, and retain women.

DEI 101

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) (Quick Take)

Data and sources for women in STEM industries in Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Japan, and the United States.

Recruitment and Retention

Enbridge Inc. – Diversity Dashboard (Practices)

Learn how Enbridge Inc. is working to increase the representation of women across the company through accountability and transparency.


Women in Healthcare (Quick Take)

Women, especially women of color, are underrepresented among medical doctors.

Catalyst Award Winner

Medtronic: Igniting Women to Lead Through the Medtronic Women’s Network (Practices)

Leveraging their powerful internal women's network, Medtronic is growing the women in their leadership across the organization.

CANCELLED: Les STEM en 2020 : témoignages, enjeux, pistes de solutions, Montréal QC

Given the growing concerns around COVID-19 and as a reflection of our values, we have made the decision to cancel…


VIRTUAL EVENT: Women in STEM Roundtable

How can companies attract, retain, and develop high-potential talent within these tech-intensive roles? Join us March 25th!

RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 8, 2020: Women in Tech – Business Leaders Diversity Conference

As leaders in the tech industry you recognize the importance of gender diversity, the challenge of finding great talent, advancing…

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Reinforces Gender Stereotypes (Trend Brief)

Artificial Intelligence is only as good as humans design it to be, and humans still have work to do.

3rd Annual Tech Up for Women Conference

Tech Up for Women, a Catalyst partner, is a collaborative hub created for the advancement of women, providing resources, tech…

This Teenager Is Giving a Keynote at CCH Conference. Here's Why. (Blog Post)

This year, Catalyst Canada Honours features a keynote by the 16-year-old founder of Smart Cane. Here she explains her view…

Artificial Intelligence

AI and Gender Bias (Trend Brief)

Humans may be programming their own biases, including around gender and race, into the algorithms behind artificial intelligence.


How I Learned to Excel in a Male-Dominated Workplace (Blog Post)

Sodexo's Melinda Gorgenyi details her rise to the top in the field of facilities management.


Retaining Women in STEM: Knowledge Burst

This 10-minute microlearning teaches managers how to retain more women in STEM by giving inclusive feedback.

Business Case

Women in Energy: Gas, Mining, and Oil (Quick Take)

A statistical overview of women working in the male-dominated energy industry—including mining, gas, and oil—globally, in Canada, and in the…


Women in STEM (Webinar Recording)

Listen to this webinar to hear women in the STEM as they share tips and strategies they used to get…


Society Needs Science—And Science Needs Women! (Blog Post)

Take one 15-year-old student. Add her Chief Technology Officer (CTO) father to the mix. Ask them how we can help…


Women in STEM (Webinar Recording)

Listen to this webinar recording to hear how STEM industries can recruit, retain, and develop high-potential employees.